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Mike Francesa Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Mike Francesa Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of Mike Francesa

Full Name: Mike Francesa
Birth Date: March 20, 1954
Age: 68 years
Gender: Male
Profession: American Radio Talk Show Host
Country: United States
Horoscope: Pisces
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
WifeRose Francesa
Net Worth$16 million
Salary$750,000 to $800,000
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorPaper White
Birth PlaceLong Beach, New York
EthnicityWhite/Native American
EducationKellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, University of South Florida, St. John’s University
FatherMichael Francesa Sr.
SiblingsMarty Francesca, John Francesca
KidsEmily Grace, Jack Patrik, Harrison James
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Mike Francesa is an American radio talk show host who is famous for his work on the WFAN radio station network in the show Mike and the Mad Dog.

Early Life

Mike Francesa was born on 20 March 1954  as Michael Patrick Francesa in Long Beach, New York. His birth sign is Pisces. He was born to the middle-class father Michael Francesa Sr. while his mother’s identity is not known.

He grew up in New York along with an older brother John Francesa and a younger brother Marty Francesa as his siblings. At the age of eight, Mike’s father abandoned his family. The agony of losing loved ones added to Francesa’s life after his younger brother committed suicide in the year 1990.

Mike holds an American nationality and belongs to a White/Native American ethnical background. Regarding his education, he attended the Maria Regina High School which is given a new name Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, New York.

Later he registered at the University of South Florida. After a year shifted to St. John’s University,  he received a major’s degree in communications and athletic administration.

Francesa stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall. He has brown eyes color and paperwhite hair color with a white skin tone.

What is the Net Worth & Salary of Mike Francesa?

Mike Francesa has an estimated net worth of around $16 Million as of 2022. Previous, his salary was in the range of $750,000 to $800,000 per annum.

In the year 2006, Mike purchased a $3.5 million (equal to the net worth of Molly Qerim) Long Island summer home which has two guest bedrooms, a living room, a big basement, a sunroom, a mudroom, and a gourmet kitchen as well. Without any debuts, the couple is living their lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way along with their children.

Is Mike Francesa Married? Who is His Wife?

Mike Francesa is married to Rose Francesa. The couple has not disclosed any information about their first met and dating history. However, the couple tied the knot on 14 July 2000, at a great wedding ceremony. Since their marriage, the couple is maintaining a peaceful relationship and there are no rumors regarding their divorce, extra-marital affairs, and separation till the date.

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Caption: Mike Francesa with his wife Rose Francesa (Source: articlebio)

From their marriages, the couple is blessed with three children as two fraternal twins daughter Emily Grace and son Jack Patrik, and a son Harrison James. Two of the fraternal twins were born on 17 January 2005 and the son was born on 20 November 2006.

Further, Mike lovingly calls his wife Rose Roe. It has already been 17 years since their marriage and it looks like they are still going strong. As of now, the entire family is living a happy and prosperous life together residing in a lavish mansion.

Previously, Francesa was first married to Kate Francesa in the year 1983. However, the couple got divorced in 1994 after 11 years due to some unrevealed reasons.


  • Mike rose to prominence in the year 1982 when he began his career with CBS Sports as a researcher.
  • Before joining the network, he spent most of his time focusing on college sports on College and Pro Football Newsweekly.
  • However, he saw his career bloomed at WFAN since he joined it in 1987.
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Caption: Mike Francesa
  • Then he did a show Mike and the Mad Dog along with Chris Russo in the year 1989
  •  Likewise, the pair won the 2000 Marconi Award for Major Market Personality of the Year.
  • He signed off on December 15, 2017, with these final words:

“I want to thank you guys, the listeners, the audience. Because without you – we don’t last a week. We don’t last a month. So, what I’d like to say to you is, ‘I will miss you. I thank you. Likewise, from the bottom of my heart, I love you. Good bye.’”

  • Mike is known for having hosted the radio shows ‘Mike and Mad Dog’ and WFAN.
  • In his 35 years of Journalism 28 of which he dedicated to WFAN, Mike was awarded the Marconi award in 2012 and ranked number 1 in the 100 most important sports talk radio hosts 3 times consecutively in a row in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Talkers Magazine.
  • Likewise, Mike is regarded as the best radio host in New York history.